Rigid-flex

Flexible PCB designs

  • Flex Circuit Cheat Sheet

    Flex Circuit Cheat Sheet

    So, you think you might want to do some Flexible Printed Circuit layouts? Pull up a chair; there's a lot to talk about. The first thing to know about FPCs is that they are almost entirely...

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  • What to Watch in Modern 3D Electronics

    What to Watch in Modern 3D Electronics

    Today’s 3D electronics manufacturing processes let you create circuitry on 3D surfaces, giving you flexibility and control that flat circuit boards of the past could not. This enables smooth,...

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  • Do You Know When to Flex?

    Do You Know When to Flex?

    Flex, flexible circuits, and rigid flex are common buzz words that continue to be relevant in today's growing electronics industry– but how much do you really know about the differences between...

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  • Let's Get Flexible: Expert Tips for Designing Flex PCBs

    Let's Get Flexible: Expert Tips for Designing Flex PCBs

    Flex PCB design has many advantages. In fact, the global market for flex/rigid-flex boards more than doubled in the past 4 years alone. Along with those benefits come new design challenges that...

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  • Wearable technologies help Olympians achieve top performance

    Wearable technologies help Olympians achieve top performance

    As Fitbits and other wearable activity monitors change how regular people exercise and track their activity, they’re having similar effects on how Olympians train and recover between workouts.

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  • Top 10 Tips for Flex Designs

    Flex designs are becoming increasingly popular nowadays. The reason for this is because they not only save space and tend to be more lightweight (think cellphones and tablets), but when considered...

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  • Cadence Webinar: Serious Tools for Advanced Rigid-Flex

    Cadence Webinar: Serious Tools for Advanced Rigid-Flex

    Rigid-flex technology lets us create smaller PCBs than ever before. And these PCBs are making our lives better in the form of wearable, mobile, and medical devices. That’s exactly why failure is...

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  • Three Key PCB Design Tech Trends – Year In Review

    Three Key PCB Design Tech Trends – Year In Review

    One of exciting things about the PCB design space is the pace at which things change and evolve. We are responsible for creating the tools that enable the design of the next great gadget or...

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  • Rigid Flex: DFM and Design Rule Considerations

    Rigid Flex: DFM and Design Rule Considerations

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  • Why Move Up to Allegro 17.2-2016? Arc-aware routing with enhanced contour hug saves time to route on flex designs (Reason 6 of 10)

    Why Move Up to Allegro 17.2-2016? Arc-aware routing with enhanced contour hug saves time to route on flex designs (Reason 6 of 10)

    Enhanced Contour Routing is a new prototype feature in the Cadence® Allegro® PCB Designer 17.2-2016 that provides a more efficient method to add routing during Add Connect by following an existing...

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  • Allegro Rigid Flex 17.2-2016

    Allegro Rigid Flex 17.2-2016

    See how the Allegro 17.2-2016 PCB design software handles the unique challenges associated with rigid-flex designs.

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  • Why Move Up to Allegro 17.2-2016? So How Does Your Design “Stack-Up”? (Reason 5 of 10)

    Why Move Up to Allegro 17.2-2016? So How Does Your Design “Stack-Up”? (Reason 5 of 10)

    We are not talking about how your design compares to the next guys’, we’re talking about the PCB layer structure of your design, be it rigid, flex, rigid-flex, or using inlay technology. Stackup...

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  • Why Move Up to OrCAD/Allegro 17.2-2016? Advanced Flex and Rigid-Flex Design Support (Blog Series 1 of 10)

    Why Move Up to OrCAD/Allegro 17.2-2016? Advanced Flex and Rigid-Flex Design Support (Blog Series 1 of 10)

    Why Rigid-Flex? For nearly all applications, customers continue to demand smaller, lighter, and more cost-effective products. Competitive pressures also force designers to bring these new...

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  • Cadence Releases OrCAD 17.2-2016: A Solution to Address Flex and Rigid-Flex Design Challenges for IoT, Wearables, and Mobile Devices

    On Tuesday, May 3rd, Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced new capabilities for OrCAD® 17.2-2016 which addresses challenges with flex and rigid-flex design as well as mixed-signal simulation...

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  • OrCAD 17.2-2016 Rigid-Flex Design

    OrCAD 17.2-2016 Rigid-Flex Design

    See how OrCAD 17.2-2016 PCB design software handles the unique challenges associated with rigid-flex designs. New stack-up and cross section capabilities, enhanced rigid flex routing, placement,...

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